About Sandy Ballou

Sandy Ballou has led an exciting life of various professions, grounded by his respect and belief in agriculture and the benefits of an outdoor lifestyle. Growing up horseback Sandy incorporated his love of the outdoors in every step of life. While attending Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Sandy would leave for Wyoming the day school got out every year to work at the R Lazy S Ranch and returned the day before school began.After college, Sandy returned to The Thacher School, where he had also completed a year long internship to teach students horsemanship and packing. Following Thacher he spent the next eight years in Oregon working as a fresh produce shipper, packer and broker. In 1997, Sandy and his family returned to Grass Valley, California, and bought a portion of his grandfather's ranch. Along with his wife Sarah, Sandy started a boarding and training facility. Several years later, Sandy purchased the local saddle shop and created Sierra Saddlery and Farrier Supply.Sandy has received gubernatorial appointments from both Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gov. Edmond G. Brown to serve on the 17th District Agricultural Association fair board where Sandy served for 13 years. Sandy was also a member of Nevada County Farm Bureau where he served on the board of directors for 9 years and served 2 years as president.Sandy continues to enjoy training horses, running a few cows, and hunting and fishing as time allows. Sandy is an advocate of the outdoor lifestyle believing that animals, dirt, and nature teach the best lessons in life.

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Land for Sale by Sandy Ballou

Amador County, CA
This magnificent vineyard and equestrian estate is a full turn-key property. At almost 63 acres, enjoy complete privacy and peace in the country. Custom luxury home with flowing open floorplan - great room, high-end gourmet kitchen, and formal dinin...
62.85± Acres
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$2,700,000
Placer County, CA
The historic Magonigal Ranch consists of three parcels totaling 359+/- acres. The ranch is located only minutes from Roseville, Lincoln and Auburn. There are stunning views of the Sacramento Valley, Sutter Buttes and Sacramento city skyline. This ran...
359± Acres
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$2,700,000
Amador County, CA
This is a very rare listing of three (3) parcels totaling 901 Acres all enrolled in the Williamson Act for low property taxes. Located right out of Amador City, the property is just minutes from the wine producing region around Plymouth and Sutter C...
901± Acres
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$2,595,000
Placer County, CA
Foresthill Divide is a remarkable piece of real estate that has potential to go in many directions. There are 8 parcels comprising 454.95+- acres. The property has excellent recreation with miles of trails for horses, ATV's, and hiking. Sitting on to...
454.95± Acres
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$2,495,000
Placer County, CA
Vista Ranch is a beautiful 265 acre property just north of Lincoln Ca. The property is fenced and currently used for cattle grazing. With exceptional views, Bear River frontage, and close proximity to town this is a great opportunity for someone to b...
265.1± Acres
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$1,390,000
Placer County, CA
Foresthill North is a remarkable piece of real estate that has potential to go in many directions. There are 7 parcels comprising 441+- acres. The property has excellent recreation with miles of trails for horses, ATV's and hiking. Sitting on top of ...
441.2± Acres
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$1,150,000

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